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Poster: Jerrob Hungar Date: Dec 31, 2007 9:24am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Thank you Gina. Happy hogmanay to you and all the best for '08.
Btw sincere thanks go out to you, AshesRising, Arbuthnot, Ganges, Mickmac, Robthewordsmith, GhostofPig, Tigerbolt, William Tell, SomeDarkHollow, Direwolf0701 and all the guys for helping make this a healing place to be since the loss of my mother and my best friend just over a year ago.
Some of us might be singing some of this tonight so here are the words:

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And auld lang syne?

For auld lang syne, my dear,
For auld lang syne,
We'll tak a cup of kindness yet,
For auld lang syne!

And surely ye'll be your pint-stowp,
And surely I'll be mine,
And we'll tak a cup o kindness yet,
For auld lang syne!

We twa hae run about the braes,
And pou'd the gowans fine,
But we've wander'd monie a weary fit,
Sin auld lang syne.

We twa hae paidl'd in the burn
Frae morning sun till dine,
But seas between us braid hae roar'd
Sin auld lang syne.

And there's a hand my trusty fiere,
And gie's a hand o thine,
And we'll tak a right guid-willie waught,
For auld lang syne

Words adapted from a traditional song by Robert Burns (1759-96)

auld lang syne - times gone by
be - pay for
braes - hills
braid - broad
burn - stream
dine - dinner time
fiere - friend
fit - foot
gowans - daisies
guid-willie waught - goodwill drink
monie - many
paidl't - paddled
pint-stowp - pint tankard
pou'd - pulled